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Unformatted text preview: menhappier than women in Mid Adulthood Relationships in Midlife Many have more close relationships than any other period of life children new family members parents often living friends Marriage in Mid Adulthood Time as a couple marital satisfaction curve=>U-shaped upward swing Divorce rates stabilized since 80s 45% U.S. About 7% higher for remarriages First seven years, midlife most common times Divorce in Midlife Increasing prevalence Explanations Gender and divorce Divorce & Health Cardiovascular disease Feminization of property Adjustment Easier than in early adulthood Parenting in Mid Adulthood Launchingletting go Stressful if delayed Empty nest syndrome Affects daily life...
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